• Clara Barton National Historic Site tulips in bloom.

    Clara Barton

    National Historic Site Maryland

NPS Civil War to Civil Rights Trading Cards

Civil War trading card with photograph of Clara Barton circa 1865.

Looking for a fun and educational way to learn about America's Civil War? Collect the National Park Service's Civil War to Civil Rights trading cards available, free, at select National Park Service sites in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.

Clara Barton National Historic Site offers four cards:
Angel of the Battlefield
Clara Barton
David Barton
Missing Soldiers

We also have the two cards for the George Washington Memorial Parkway:
Fort Marcy
Mason's Island

 

There are a total of 103 cards available from 11 National Park Service sites in the National Capital Region: (print the NCR list)

Antietam National Battlefield (11), Arlington House-The Robert E. Lee Memorial (8), Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (12), Civil War Defenses of Washington (3), Clara Barton National Historic Site (4), Ford's Theatre National Historic Site (13), George Washington Memorial Parkway (2), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (14), Manassas National Battlefield (10), Monocacy National Battlefield (11), National Mall and Memorial Parks (15).

 

There are a total of 86 cards available from 12 National Park Service sites in the Northeast Region: (print the NER list)

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (6), Boston African American National Historic Site (1), Boston Harbor Islands (7), Boston National Historical Park (6), Colonial National Historical Park (5), Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park (21), Gettysburg National Military Park (8), Lowell National Historical Park (5), New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park (10), Petersburg National Battlefield (6), Richmond National Battlefield Park (7), Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (4).

Did You Know?

Clara Barton seated with a female nurses graduation class.

Clara Barton is probably the most famous American nurse who was never a real nurse. She cared for wounded soldiers in the Civil War and as President of the American Red Cross she organized over 18 relief efforts, but she was a former school teacher and government clerk.